1 IN 6 PEOPLE will have a stroke in their lifetime.
Help give a GREATER VOICE to stroke.

#TAKE2FORSTROKE
TAKE 2 MINUTES TO
TELL 2 PEOPLE YOUR STORY

Someone suffers a stroke every other second – regardless of age or gender. Every six seconds, stroke claims a life. It’s critical that we give a greater voice to stroke. This year, on World Stroke Day, we need your help to raise awareness about this disease. Take 2 minutes to learn about how stroke can affect you or your loved ones, and spread the word using our educational materials here.

TELL US

Take 2 minutes to tell us your stroke story. Whether you have experienced a stroke yourself or have witnessed the impact of stroke on family or friends, your voice is vital in raising awareness of prevention and treatment. Read the stories below that people around the world have shared, and share your own experience with stroke via text, photo or video on your preferred social network using the hashtag #TAKE2FORSTROKE.

LEARN MORE

Take 2 for Stroke Prevention, Testing, Signs, Treatment

Take 2 minutes to learn what you need to know about the causes of, warning signs for and treatment for stroke. Then, take 2 minutes to tell 2 of your loved ones how to recognize and prevent stroke.

ABOUT

Covidien, a global health care leader that creates and delivers innovative solutions for providers and their patients, is working with the World Stroke Organization and local partners around the world to drive greater awareness of prevention of and treatment for this disease.

SPONSORS

IN THE COMMUNITY

Covidien is supporting stroke awareness in the U.S. as a proud national sponsor of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Together to End Stroke Initiative™. Learn more.